When seeking true breakthrough innovation you are, by definition, working in unknown territory. Your objective is to develop a new business model or transformative new product or service. In this situation, it is better to find out today versus tomorrow that the key, most sensitive levers you are counting on to drive the business case are not valid. Continue reading

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Signals assembled some of the big thinkers in big data – Frank Moss, Thomas Thurston and Gil Sadeh. The discussion centered on the challenges faced by innovation teams at leading corporates, the potential (and hurdle) of “big data”, and fresh ideas on how to bridge that gap and tapping big data for innovation work. Here are some of the highlights from that conversation. Continue reading

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In the spirit of the great NYer David Letterman, we’ve put together a TOP TEN list of outcomes from this year’s Anti-Summit (beta). Continue reading

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This article is part of a series of posts covering innovation in Indiana.

In the recent months there’s been a lot of buzz around hotel chains adopting proximity technology to enhance their guest experience, whether the technology uses NCF, RFID or BLE.
If, like me, you’ve had your fair share of business travel, you often experience problems. Airline delays. Congested traffic. Key doesn’t work. Room not ready. Long lines. The list goes on. It can be really inconvenient to travel, and the industry is constantly searching for new ways to develop brand loyalty among consumers. Continue reading

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Understanding CEO speak is key to succeed in Innovation Continue reading

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Listen to people. This is innovation in a nutshell. Continue reading

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While there are similarities with traditional brainstorming, there are also some key differences. Let’s explore both. Continue reading

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